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7/7/2014

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Photos: Child migrants crisis

Thousands of children from Central America are crossing the border to the United States illegally, sent by their families in hopes of seeking a new life, free of crime and poverty.

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Help wanted: Free lawyers for immigrant children

Help wanted: Free lawyers for immigrant children

Most of the nearly 60,000 Central American children who have arrived on the U.S.-Mexico border in the last year still don't have lawyers to represent them in immigration court, and advocates are scrambling to train volunteer attorneys to help cope with the massive caseload.

 
 

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Flipping or flopping? Home rehab craze gets new life

Flipping or flopping? Home rehab craze gets new life

Maybe the 250 people filtering into a Decatur hotel ballroom to attend a Flip This House seminar are a green shoot, a tendril of hope, signaling a reviving economy.

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Trial of DeKalb CEO Ellis enters final stage

Trial of DeKalb CEO Ellis enters final stage

The judge overseeing the corruption trial of DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis said Monday the case was in its “home stretch,” with Ellis’ defense team preparing to tell their side of the story.

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18th Annual Plains Peanut Festival

Photos: President Carter at hometown festival

President Jimmy Carter attended the 18th Annual Plains Peanut Festival on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Plains, Ga.

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